Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão will take the spot of the recently closed Harris County Smokehouse Katy location, officials confirmed.

The big picture

Marketing representative Stephanie Jerome said in an email that the new Fogo de Chão is set to open its doors for patrons by the end of this year and bring its full churrasco experience, which is a technique of roasting meat over an open flame.

Fogo de Chão also boasts self-serve buffet stations, which feature soups, salads, fresh vegetables and charcuterie, according to the restaurant’s website.

The steakhouse was founded in Southern Brazil in 1979 and has over 70 locations across the globe, according to its website.

What else?

Existing Fogo de Chão locations in the Houston area, include:
  • 8250 Westheimer Road, Houston
  • 700 Baybrook Mall, Ste. G-100, Friendswood
  • 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands
Fogo de Chão also has a new location coming to Cypress at 19820 Hwy. 290, Houston, Community Impact reported. Officials confirmed this location will also open by the end of 2024.